Tag Archives: ABC

DVD Review: Rosehaven Series One (Australia, 2016) is a funny comedy misadventure about two unlikely friends

Rosehaven is a comedy show that finds the funny in lots of things. It’s a fish-out-of-water comedy, a buddy comedy and a sitcom set in rural Australia. This eight-part series debuted on the ABC in 2016 and it was a hit with audiences. This is because it’s a funny show about two rather unlikely friends and their lives in the fictional town of Rosehaven.... Continue Reading

ABC iView lines up three new comedies for the holidays

ABC announced on Monday that they will be releasing three new 6 x 5 minute narrative comedy web series, Goober, Almost Midnight and Lost in Pronunciation. ABC and the South Australian Film Corporation have collaborated together to launch the three comedies via streaming site ABC iView during the Christmas/New Years period. The purpose of the series is to showcase up-and-coming South Australian talent both on-and-off camera.... Continue Reading

ABC and Screen Australia in search for new comedy talent for the next Fresh Blood initiative

It’s been announced today that both ABC and Screen Australia will be joining forces to bring back the initiative Fresh Blood. First introduced in 2013, the initial Fresh Blood call-out resulted in 72 new comedy sketches created by 24 teams. From those teams, five were selected to make their own TV Pilots for the ABC network.... Continue Reading

Winners of the 49th annual Australian Writers’ Guild awards announced; ABC Thriller The Code makes history

ABC Cyber-thriller, The Code, steals the show at the 49th annual Australian Writers’ Guild Awards, becoming the only series in history to take home two Major Awards for both its seasons. More than twenty-five Australians were honoured at this year’s award show, which was hosted by The Chaser’s Julian Morrow.... Continue Reading

Good Game will celebrate their 10th Birthday with a live episode

ABC has announced a celebratory live studio episode of the hit Australian gaming show Good Game, which will bring in musical comedians, as well as renowned comedic gamers, to ABC’s Studio 22 in Sydney for the show’s 10th Birthday. Continue reading Good Game will celebrate their 10th Birthday with a live episode